Security B-Sides London 2015

3rd of June 2015
ILEC Conference Centre 47 Lillie Road, London, SW6 1UD
Wednesday, June 3 • 4:00pm - 4:15pm
DLL Hijacking: The Eighth Circle of DLL Hell

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DLLs have been the spine of the Windows architecture since the early 90s, so it's no surprise that a number of security issues involving them have sprouted ever since. DLL Hijacking, or Preloading, is a particularly severe and long-lived one. 

This talk will explain the mechanics behind the attack, examples of its use in the wild, and some current countermeasures and their limitations.  

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Ollie Whitehouse

Associate Director
Ollie is a middle manager, did some stuff he thought was cool back in the day and generally maintains an unhealthy compulsion for what is now known as cyber security. Having worked for consultancies, a security product firm and a major mobile device OEM he has stories to tell for... Read More →


Wednesday June 3, 2015 4:00pm - 4:15pm
Rookie Track